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By Alex Price There has been much talk of late surrounding hyponatremia, fluid intake and sodium supplementation during training and racing. Hyponatremia is low blood sodium concentration, caused by water intake that exceeds requirements to the point where electrolyte (sodium) concentration is diluted. Endurance athletes have long been given the information about not trusting our [...]
Australia’s fastest growing sports nutrition company, Science in Sport Australia (SiS), has teamed up with Baymin Group P/L, headed up by Gareth Pike ex-CEO of Gloria Jean’s Coffees, in a joint venture partnership set to accelerate expansion plans and fuel business growth. The joint venture partnership will inject more resources into the business to support [...]
We published a two articles particularly for competitors racing this weekend at Ironman Australia. Links to the articles below this piece of wisdom (or commonsense) from one of our Ironman greats. Former professional Ironman Bruce Thomas of Energylink Performance Coaching will be at Port Macquarie this weekend, as he always with business partner and wife [...]
Arguably the man and nutrition product of the moment is Darryl Griffiths from Shotz Sports Nutrition. One half of the team, along with wife Steph Griffiths, Darryl generally shuns marketing as he holds steadfast to the company’s policy of being 100% for the athlete and does not want to be seen as being a ‘marketing’ [...]
Shotz Sports Nutrition organised a swim and breakfast for a group of Australia triathletes this morning with Ironman World Champion title contender Pete Jacobs. As one of the top guys in the sport Jacobs is finding this week a little more hectic than previous races here. He is now one of the main guys that [...]
A recent article by Paul Laursen on Trizone alluded to the dangers of drinking too much during an iron distance triathlon. Great advice from Paul! Hyponatremia is a serious medical condition and every endurance athlete should be aware of it. While reading this article it is pertinent to ask the question. Who is this article [...]
What’s the best nutrition plan for long course racing? Answer: Drink to thirst, forget sodium, and consume multiple transportable carbs. Paul Laursen, PhD (If you would like to add to this subject please feel free via the comments box at the end of the article) If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you [...]
In one litre of sweat, an athlete will lose anywhere between 800mg to 1200mg but has been known to exceed 1800mg. In this same litre of sweat, an athlete will lose between 0 and 10mg of magnesium. Sodium is the only electrolyte that is extracellular (meaning in the blood stream). Its role during activity is to assist in delivering carbohydrate, oxygen and nutrients to the working muscles.
SiS (Science in Sport) have an amazing special on Burner Gel with 50% off RRP. Burner Gel is a carnitine based gel that gives you energy while training and burns more fat at the same time. Read to find out more.
Dextrose is a monosaccharide which does not need to be digested. It enters the blood stream immediately and provides the muscles and brain cells with immediate energy. Dextrose is, therefore an easily and quickly available source of energy.